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Set Me On Fire: A Poem For Every Feeling

Set Me On Fire is an anthology for a new moment in poetry- a collection of fresh, vibrant voices from poets all over the globe, both living and dead. With an intuitive, accessible, feelings-first form..

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She Felt Like Feeling Nothing

There are moments when the heart no longer wishes to feel because everything it's felt up until then has brought it nothing but anguish. In She Felt Like Feeling Nothing, r.h. Sin pursues themes of se..

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Short Talks: Brick Books Classics 1

Poetry. Deluxe redesign of the two-time Griffin Award winner's first poetry collection. On the occasion of the press's 40th anniversary, Brick Books is proud to present the first of six new editions o..

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Shropshire Lad

A collectible new Penguin Classics series: stunning, clothbound editions of ten favourite poets, which present each poet's most famous book of verse as it was originally published. Designed by the acc..

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Sick Bag Song

The Sick Bag Song is an exploration of love, inspiration and memory shaped around the events of Cave's 2014 tour of North America. It began life scribbled on airline sick bags during the 22-city tour...

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Sign of Light, A

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Sincerity

Her final collection as Poet Laureate, a frank, disarming and deeply moving exploration of loss and remembrance in their many forms. Presented in a beautiful, foiled package, this will be the poetry b..

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Sincerity

Her final collection as Poet Laureate, a frank, disarming and deeply moving exploration of loss and remembrance in their many forms. Presented in a beautiful, foiled package, this will be the poetry b..

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Sir Gawain and the Green Knight

When a mysterious green knight arrives unbidden at Camelot one Christmas, only the young and inexperienced Gawain is brave or foolhardy enough to take up his challenge ... This story, first told ..

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Sisters' Entrance

2015 World Poetry Slam Champion and Woman of the World co-Champion Emtithal "Emi" Mahmoud presents her hauntingly beautiful debut poetry collection. Brimming with rage, sorrow, and resilience, t..

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Six Poets: Hardy to Larkin: An Anthology by Alan Bennett

Writers like to elude their public, lead them a bit of a dance. They take them down untrodden paths, land them in unknown country where they have to ask for directions. In this personal anthology, Ala..

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Solid Air: Australian and New Zealand Spoken Word

Over the past decade, Spoken Word has established itself as a central part of contemporary Australian & New Zealand poetry. For the first-time ever, these voices are transported from the stage to the ..

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Somewhere Becoming Rain: Collected Writings on Philip Larkin

Clive James is a life-long admirer of the work of Philip Larkin. Somewhere Becoming Rain gathers all of James's writing on this towering literary figure of the twentieth century, together with extra m..

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Songs of Innocence and of Experience

Blake was one of the finest craftsmen of his time, an artist for whom art and poetry were inextricably linked. He was an indepedent and rebellious thinker, who abhorred pretention and falsity in other..

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Songs of Innocence and of Experience

A collectible new Penguin Classics series: beautiful clothbound editions of the most famous verse collections by ten favourite poets. Designed by the acclaimed Coralie Bickford-Smith and attractively ..

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Spanish Ballads

The Spanish ballad is well documented from the 16th to the 20th century in substantial, though declining, oral sources, chiefly in Castilian but also in Judeo-Spanish, Catalan and Portuguese. The 70 b..

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Spiritual Poems of Rumi

Jalal ad-Din Rumi, popularly known simply as Rumi, was a thirteenth-century Persian Sunni Muslim poet, Islamic scholar, theologian, and Sufi mystic. The general theme of Rumi's thought, like that of o..

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Standing Female Nude

Carol Ann Duffy's outstanding first collection, Standing Female Nude, introduced readers to all they would come to love about her poetry. From lovers to wives to war photographers, the poems it contai..

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Staying Alive: Real Poems for Unreal Times

'Staying Alive' is an international anthology of 500 life-affirming poems fired by belief in the human and the spiritual at a time when much in the world feels unreal, inhuman and hollow. These are po..

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Storm for the Living and the Dead: Uncollected and Unpublished Poems

A timeless selection of some of Charles Bukowski's best unpublished and uncollected poemsCharles Bukowski was a prolific writer who produced countless short stories, novels, and poems that have reache..

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Stranger, Baby

The powerful new collection from award-winning poet, Emily Berry. Emily Berry's Dear Boy was described as a 'blazing debut', winning the Forward Prize for Best First Collection in 2013. Stranger, Baby..

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Sun and Her Flowers

From Rupi Kaur, the top ten Sunday Times bestselling author of milk and honey, comes her long-awaited second collection of poetry. Illustrated by Kaur, the sun and her flowers is a journey of wilting,..

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Sun Music

Judith Beveridge is one of Australia most acclaimed poets, taught in high schools and universities, winner of the NSW and Victorian Premiers' Awards, a highly regarded critic, editor and teacher o..

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Sylvia Plath Poems Chosen by Carol Ann Duffy

Sylvia Plath was one of the defining voices of the twentieth-century, and one of the most appealing: few other poets have introduced as many new readers to poetry. The poems in this fresh and inviting..

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Take Me With You

Take Me With You is small enough to fit in your pocket, with poems that are powerful enough to wake even the sleepiest heart. Divided into three sections (love, the world, and becoming) of one-liners,..

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Teaching My Mother How to Give Birth

What elevates 'teaching my mother how to give birth', what gives the poems their disturbing brilliance, is Warsan Shire's ability to give simple, beautiful eloquence to the veiled world where sensuali..

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Tear Water Tea

A baby grows from a poppyseed, a lizard is chased into dust. Remembering grandparents, dreaming of houses, contemplating nature and the nature of contemplation. This is the stuff of Tear Water Tea...

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Tell Me Another Story: Poems of You and Me

In Tell Me Another Story, Marucci examines those closest to her - her grandfather, nephew, and husband - as well as those she hardly knows - the women sitting at the next table in the diner; the roofe..

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Ten Bedtime Poems: v. 1

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Ten Windows: How Great Poems Transform the World

A dazzling collection of essays on how the best poems work, from the master poet and popular essayist "Poetry," Jane Hirshfield has said, "is language that foments revolutions of being." In ten eloque..

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That Lone Ship

From the very first page of this varied and engaging debut collection, Rhys Owain Williams invites his readers to pause. Here is a poet who is working things out, taking time to contemplate what it me..

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The Collected Poems of Bertolt Brecht

A landmark literary event, The Collected Poems of Bertolt Brecht is the most extensive English translation of Brecht's poetry to date. Widely celebrated as the greatest German playwright of th..

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The Peace of Wild Things: And Other Poems

If you stop and look around you, you'll start to see. Tall marigolds darkening. A spring wind blowing. The woods awake with sound. On the wooden porch, your love smiling. Dew-wet red berries in ..

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This Is the Journey

The counterpart to The Day Is Ready For You, This Is The Journey is a collection of poetry and prose to help bridge the space between wanting, waiting, and possibility...

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Thomas Hardy

A selection of the writer's greatest nature poetry, selected by Tom Paulin, published in a beautiful new edition by Faber. At once a voice arose among The bleak twigs overhead In a full-hearted evenso..

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Thousand Mornings

I go down to the shore in the morning and depending on the hour the waves are rolling in or moving out, and I say, oh, I am miserable, what shall- what should I do? And the sea says in it..

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Thousand Mornings: Poems

The "New York Times"-bestselling collection of poems from celebrated poet Mary Oliver In "A Thousand Mornings," Mary Oliver returns to the imagery that has come to define her life's work, transportin..

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Three Poems

The debut collection from Hannah Sullivan...

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Tower

The Tower was W. B. Yeats's first major collection of poetry as Nobel Laureate after the receiving the Nobel Prize in 1923. It is considered to be one of his most influential collections. The title re..

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Trees The Trees, The

'Heather Christle's poems may well be one of the places readers turn when they want to know what it was like to be young and paying attention in the early 21st century . . . Her poems are wide awake' ..

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Truth About Magic, The

From the internationally bestselling author of LOVE HER WILD and THE DARK BETWEEN STARS comes THE TRUTH ABOUT MAGIC, a fresh, awakened journey outwards. An adventure into the great unknown. ..

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Uncorrected Billy Childish: New & Selected Poems

The Uncorrected Billy Childish was first published in 2009 as a 'Penguin Art Edition' by L-13 Light Industrial Workshop, in tandem with handbound, limited editions by Tangerine Press. Penguin's lawyer..

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Undying: A Love Story

How can you say goodbye to the love of your life? In Undying Michel Faber honours the memory of his wife, who died after a six-year battle with cancer. Bright, tragic, candid and true, these poems ar..

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Undying: A Love Story

How can you say goodbye to the love of your life? In Undying Michel Faber honours the memory of his wife, who died after a six-year battle with cancer. Bright, tragic and candid, these poems are an e..

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Unicorn: The Poetry of Angela Carter

a) The Unicorn As with the night-scented stock, the full splendour of the unicorn manifests itself most potently at twilight. Then the horn sprouts, swells, blooms in all its glory. SEE THE HORN (b..

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Useless Magic: Lyrics and Poetry

PRE-ORDER NOW Lyrics and never-before-seen poetry and sketches from Florence Welch of Florence + the Machine Songs can be incredibly prophetic, like subconscious warnings or messages to myse..

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Vladimir Nabokov: Selected Poems

Though we know Vladimir Nabokov as a brilliant novelist, his first love was poetry. This landmark collection brings together the best of his verse, including many pieces that have never before appeare..

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Wait Till I'm Dead: Poems Uncollected

Rainy night on Union Square, full moon. Want more poems? Wait till I'm dead. Allen Ginsberg, August 8, 1990, 3:30 AM Allen Ginsberg wrote incessantly for more than fifty years, and many of the poems c..

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wake

When Gillian Allnutt was awarded the Queen's Gold Medal for Poetry, Carol Ann Duffy wrote that her work `has always been in conversation with the natural world and the spiritual life'. Her latest coll..

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War Music: An Account of Homer's Iliad

For the second half of his long life, Christopher Logue (1926-2011) - political rebel, inventor of the poster poem, pioneer of poetry and jazz - was at work on a very different project: a rewriting of..

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